Explore the lesser-known talent of Thomas Jefferson as you learn about the music of the Colonial period, played and collected by our third president. This program introduces students to the folk and classical music played in colonial and Early American times. A historical actor appears as Thomas Jefferson to discuss music with the conductor of the Virginia Chamber Orchestra. Students from a magnet school for the arts and sciences demonstrate how they use computers to learn about music.
Run time39 minutes 30 seconds ProducerVirginia Chamber Orchestra Audio/Visualsound
byJefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826; Lipscomb, Andrew A. (Andrew Adgate), 1854-1915; Bergh, Albert Ellery, 1861-1919; Johnston, Richard Holland, 1868-; Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association of the United States